The Daystar Television Network is headquartered in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
The Daystar Television Network is a d/b/a of Word of God Fellowship, Inc., a Georgia-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Marcus D. Lamb is President and Chief Executive Officer.
A Brief History
Marcus Lamb was raised in Macon, GA and began preaching at age 15. By age 19 Marcus had graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lee College. In 1982, Marcus married Joni Trammell of Greenville, SC. They began traveling and ministering in churches in over 20 states.
In 1984, following God’s specific guidance, they moved to Montgomery, Alabama to build WMCF-TV 45. In 1985, channel 45 became the first full-power Christian television station in the state. At age 27, Marcus was the youngest person ever to build a television station in the United States.
The Lambs quickly gained recognition as “a new breed of televangelists” as one of CBS News anchor put it. In 1990, they moved to Dallas, Texas to build a new Christian television station. Through a series of miracles and divine favor,”KMPX-TV 29 hit the airwaves in 1993 in the Dallas/Fort Worth market of over 4-million people.
In August of 1997, the ministry moved into a new 32,000 sq. ft. Studio – Office facility. The Daystar Television Network was officially launched on New Year’s Eve 1997 with a “live” broadcast featuring Bishop T.D. Jakes from the Potter’s House in Dallas.
In December of 2003, Daystar completed its move into its new 90,000 sq. ft. International Ministry Center which includes 2 state-of-the-art production studios.
Since then, the Daystar Television Network has emerged as the fastest growing and second largest Christian television network in the world. Daystar operates over 50 television stations in major markets across the United States with production facilities in Dallas, Houston, and Denver. Daystar has a potential audience of over 128 million viewers in the U.S. alone, which includes 60 million cable and satellite homes.
In March of 2003, Daystar launched on the HotBird 6 Satellite broadcasting into 74 countries, and on Thaicom 3 broadcasting into 59 countries internationally. Daystar can also be viewed on international satellites including AMC-4, NSS 806, PAS-10, BSkyB, VIASAT and OPTUS B-3, covering the entire footprint of the world reaching over 200 countries.